The Luzhniki Stadium Received Green Certificate

The Luzhniki Stadium of Russia has recently received “Green” certificate from International green standard BREEAM. The Football ground will host the number of games in the World Cup including opening and the final. Other two stadiums which are Spartak Stadium and Kazan Arena have also undergone certification. Certifying stadiums in accordance with sustainable standards is a mandatory requirement of FIFA and an integral part of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The stadium is declared as safe and secure for hosting the upcoming games of the biggest Football competition to be held in Russia this year.

The Luzhniki Stadium is a Green Stadium

This stadium is located in Khamovniki District of Moscow and was opened on 31st July 1956. After its recent renovation, the stadium hosted the first match between the hosts and Argentina. It is the biggest Football Stadium in Russia with the seating capacity of 81,000 spectators.

Luzhniki Stadium
The Luzhniki Stadium of Russia Former Name Central Lenin Stadium
Location Khamovniki District, Moscow
Owner Government of Moscow
Operator Luzhniki Olympic Sport Complex
Capacity 81,000 spectators
Record attendance 102,538 spectators
Field size 105 by 68 meters
Opened on 31 July 1956

For thArchitektengy conservation at this stadium, modern technology of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems are installed along with all essential utilities into one automated central system. It will allow complete monitoring and control of how much energy the building is consuming.

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To save sufficient amount of energy, LED-based lamps are installed in place of incandescent lights. The lighting outside the stadium was also installed using electricity-saving strategies. Saving of water has been also included. The technology to save water will allow hundreds of thousands of liters to be saved during a match at full operational capacity. Check out all stadiums of 2018 FIFA World Cup.

During the reconstruction of this stadium, large green spaces and a high number of trees already present around the stadium were preserved. In addition with it, more trees were added. According to the managers of this stadium, more than 1,000 trees and bushes were planted, and more than 15,000 square meters of flower beds were laid down.

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